Rebecca Kaler


6”x6”x6” oil on wood

Rebecca Kaler (b. 1942) is an American artist who has shown extensively nationally and internationally in such places as the Butler Museum of American Art, The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Cleveland Institute of Art Reinberger Gallery, and the Kiosko Gallery in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.  She has authored and illustrated a children’s book, “Blueberry Bear,” published by Inquiring Voices Press, and has an extensive background in design, painting, textiles, and ceramics.  

She has lived and worked in Ohio, Colorado, Canada, and Bolivia, where she once served as a Peace Corps volunteer.  Her many travels through South America, Southern Africa, Siberia, Europe, Mexico, the Caribbean, Canada, and the USA have contributed to her diverse style and subject matter ranging from an interest in landscape to abstraction, and contemporary craft.  Kaler was the Curatorial Director of the Pearl Conard Art Gallery at The Ohio State University in Mansfield, OH, for twenty years, and she is currently retired in Myrtle Beach, SC.